fix articles 10976, imperial valley
Greed Energy Update (tags)
A wind energy farm has desecrated sacred sites and damaged the environment in Ocotillo Valley. Also, it's dubious if any alternative energy generated has offset the fossil fuel required to build and maintain the project. The 2013 film Greed Energy documents resistance to the farm, which this article further explores and updates.
Border and Community Vigilantism (tags)
World efforts of the war on drugs and terror are starting to reap results (tags)
According to Michael A. Braun, DEA Chief of Operations, says that the drug trafficking and middle eastern terrorist groups are a “Growing Nexus.” He indicates that there is a growing nexus between international drug trafficking organizations and international terrorism. Mr. Braun believes it is a new hybrid organization funded by international drug trafficking and dedicated to terrorism.
San Diego Earth Day Hosts Local Candidates (tags)
Though poorly attended, the candidates' debates at San Diego's Earth Day in Balboa Park April 20 offered useful insights into how the aspirants for mayor, third district city councilmember and city attorney might use their jobs to help protect the city's environment — or not.
Public Hearings on Sacto/San Joaquin Delta Crisis (tags)
This includes a reportback of the recent public hearing (10/4) and info on the next public hearing (10/8) in Sacto Capitol to save the Sacramento and San Joaquin delta smelt from extinction, ideas for water conservation, etc..
Zapatistas! Cucapa fishing is impacted by Colorado dams/diversions (tags)
Zapatista peace camp with Cucapa on Rio Colorado defends fishing rights, address loss of freshwater to delta, theft of agua by agribusiness corporations..
Marcha Migrante 2 (tags)
Human rights activist lead a caravan to draw attention to the death and suffering taking place along our southern border. Marcha Migrante 2 started on February 2nd from San Ysidro and will travel all along the US/Mexico border until reaching Brownsville, Texas. During the two week caravan, human rights and immigrant rights activist will gather at various stops along the way and meet with people suffering from the current conditions plaguing the border region.
Marcha Migrante II (tags)
Caravana Por Justicia!
International Conference on Immigrant Rights at San Diego State University on December 9th (tags)
Immigrant Rights Conference with Keynote Speaker Nativo V. Lopez
Solving ecological problems by restoring indigenous wisdom (tags)
Indigenous ecoknowledge can help in solving modern man-made problems with permaculture, decolonization, dismantling border fence, riparian floodplain restoration, etc..
Gran Marcha 2006 (tags)
LA Coalition to Stage Mass Protest on March 25, 2006 Against HR4437 Sensenbrenner Immigration Bill in Downtown Los Angeles and support a comprehensive immigration reform provision that leads to permanent residency and no more border fences and or heightened border security
Historic March for Migrants Rallies in LA Saturday (tags)
Challenge to Minutemen; protest industrial agriculture (tags)
Instead of scapegoating immigrants, the Minutemen could focus their protests on the industrial agriculture corporations that exploit undocumented immigrants..
FBP May Be Run Out of Imperial Valley (tags)
Early reports from leaders of the anti-minutemen forces in Calexico indicate Friends of the Border Patrol rousted.
Why the Minutemen failed (tags)
The Minutmen's appeal to the far right ignored the source of illegal immigration, economic inequality between US and Mexico, instead they focused on the border wall band-aid and appealed to phony nationalism..
Say NO to Minutemen in Imperial Valley NOW (tags)
Friends of the Border Patrol using the Imperial Valley Press to seek support for using private residences for FBP.
Mex/CA Cotton workers & cancer (tags)
Corporate cotton, rio agua theft, pesticide exposure and worker cancer, loss of indigenous culture in maquiladoras, Chiapas/Oaxaca impacts of NAFTA/WTO/PPP/etc..
Seri, Cucupa y Rio Colorado agua (tags)
Rio Colorado agua not making it to the delta effects the la gente Cucupa y Seri viven further down along el Gulfo. Tambien la influencia de capitalismo y corporaciones..
Colorado Delta dry from water theft (tags)
Solar photovoltiacs would provide more electricity than the dams, yet the water theft of the Colorado River continues. Are suburban lawns and golf courses in the desert more important than the lives of the Cucapa tribe and the Colorado delta ecosystem?
Fields of Hunger: Lives of the Fresno Farmworkers (tags)
emergency solidarity protest in Los Angeles (english) (tags)
Meeting at 12400 Wilshire at the Italian Embassy at 2 on Saturday showing support to G8 protesters and outrage over the killing of Carlos Giuliani protest in Los angeles 12400 Wilshire at 2 show solidarity